A writer identification and verification system using HMM based recognizers

  title={A writer identification and verification system using HMM based recognizers},
  author={Andreas Schlapbach and Horst Bunke},
  journal={Pattern Analysis and Applications},
In this paper, an off-line, text independent system for writer identification and verification of handwritten text lines using Hidden Markov Model (HMM) based recognizers is presented. For each writer, an individual recognizer is built and trained on text lines of that writer. This results in a number of recognizers, each of which is an expert on the handwriting of exactly one writer. In the identification and verification phase, a text line of unknown origin is presented to each of these… CONTINUE READING
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